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There’s nothing like the winter solstice.
People traveling home, cold breeze in the air, and a fresh aura hits the air. Plus a little something we know as Christmas Spirit.
Make the most out of your weekend, here are a few things to check out!
Friday, December 21st
The Black Parade (The Knitting Factory, Williamsburg @ 11:59 PM)
Fall Out Boy, Yellowcard, Jimmy Eat World, My Chemical Romance, All Time Low, New Found Glory, Blink 182, Panic! At The Disco, and Paramore are just a few names to throw in for this exciting event.
Go wild and enjoy the early 200’s emo-punk alternative genre with your friends and meet cool people in the longest night of the year!
The XMAS Pop Sing-Along (Union Hall, Brooklyn @ 9:30 PM)
Got a song in your heart?
Let your Christmas spirit shine as you sing all of your favorite Christmas songs of all time! Be entertained as you watch people hit that Mariah Carey high note or serenade someone with Justin Bieber’s “Mistletoe”.
This will be a sweet and wholesome evening to enjoy.
Three Wise Women of Stephlehem (The Green Room 42, Manhattan @ 9:30 PM)
Enjoy riffs, harmonies, and total looks with the ladies of Stephanie’s Child.
Get ready to be swept away by the incredible talent that will resonate from these three!
Hilarious NYC Comedy Show (Broadway Comedy Club, Manhattan @ 11 PM)
Come have a drink and laugh with hilarious comedians who know how to please a crowd. Be entertained by comics from Conan, FOX, MTV, Netflix, Comedy Central and more!
Saturday, December 22nd
Full Moon Party: Winter Solstice (House of Yes, Brooklyn @ 10 PM)
Come dance where there is great energy and beautiful people as the winter solstice does its thing! The full moon party is all the hype to finish the year off strong!
NY Flow: Paint and Poetry Show (Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Manhattan @ 7 PM)
Have an insightful time at this intimate and free event!
They will be featuring original artwork and a live art demonstration while also having the opportunity to perform your own written works or songs. Come celebrate art, poetry, music, and diverse creative experience.
Sugar and Spice Magical Holiday Pop Up (58 South 6th Street, Brooklyn @ 11 AM)
This is definitely a sight to see! Ginormous life-sized snow globes, presents, and cookies that you wouldn’t even believe! Become a kid again and run around at this one-of-a-kind interactive experience.
Saturday Night Dance Party (Amadeus Nightclub, Queens @ 11 PM)
Feeling up for a night out on the town dancing your life away? Come under the neon lights and have the best time with friends at this event! A big dance floor and a lounge area that provides hookahs to create an environment for all people!
This is a 21 and over event, ladies are free and men small cover. It is highly recommended to RSVP, and you can do so here!
Sunday, December 23rd
Mixxy Brunch (Schimanski 54 N 11th Street, Brooklyn @ 2 PM)
Bottomless mimosas brunch for only $30, that’s pretty much all the convincing you’ll need. Brooklyn POC community are coming together to get down and have fun at this christmas celebration!
Enjoy different Dj performances, truffle fries, chicken and waffles, and as many mimosas as you want!
Shoot N Shop (Game Room Studio, Brooklyn @ 12 PM)
CALLING ALL FREELANCE MODELS!
A holiday market completely revolved around photoshoots! With over 15 vendors to shop from, make stops to get something nice for your loved ones while also taking professional shots in a Hollywood-style all-white studio!
Stress Free Sundays (Tilt Lounge, Queens @ 6 PM)
No worries on this Sunday! Come drink for free all night long in a vibrant and fun environment with friends and new people! There are $15 hookah specials and shots for all!
Skip The Small Talk (Threes Brewing, Brooklyn @ 6 PM)
Ever feel like speaking about certain topics that you normally wouldn’t? At this event, people are encouraged to open their minds and have gear-turning conversations with your friends or new people to connect with.
What do you want to talk about? Literally, anything you want!
This is a 21 and over event.